The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Sussex region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 24 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.18% 3.20% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.63% 17.07% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Average daily rate £318 £163 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.38% -36.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.69 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% -47.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 82 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.79% 18.72% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 65
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £585 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -2 6 £300 - 1
Crawley +3 4 £160 -1.53% 2
Horsham -3 2 - - 1
East Grinstead - 2 £340 -
Gatwick - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) Windows 7
4 17 (45.95%) MS Office
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
8 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) LAN
10 4 (10.81%) SCCM
10 4 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (10.81%) VLAN
10 4 (10.81%) vSphere
10 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (10.81%) VMware
10 4 (10.81%) Clustering
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 4 (10.81%) SAN
10 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.81%) DNS
11 3 (8.11%) HP
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) VLAN
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Desktop Support
2 12 (32.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support
8 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Project Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
1 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.41%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
4 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) MCSA
1 1 (2.70%) MCP
1 1 (2.70%) MCDST
1 1 (2.70%) MCTS
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) vSphere
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) SOTI
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Kaseya
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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